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National Memorial Arboretum

Croxall Road | Alrewas, Lichfield DE13 7AR, England
+44 1283 245100
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One word... Beautiful.

What a wonderful place to visit so peaceful and tranquil. Free entry to visit but a charge of £3... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
Regardless of your views on war, a "must see"

I visited here last month, having intended visiting for ages. I was here for around four hours... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Robert M
West Hallam
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The National Memorial Arboretum is the UK's year-round centre of Remembrance. With 150 acres of beautiful woodland and gardens to explore and over 300 unique memorials to see, you're sure to be fascinated by our many memorials and the amazing stories and symbolism behind them. Entry is free. To help you make the most of your visit; guided walks, tours and trails, learning activities, exhibitions, a restaurant and a gift shop are also available.
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Croxall Road | Alrewas, Lichfield DE13 7AR, England
+44 1283 245100
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Reviewed yesterday

What a wonderful place to visit so peaceful and tranquil. Free entry to visit but a charge of £3 is nothing tof moan about. With over 250 memorials to see amongst these well kept grounds you will be kept very busy. There is a land...More

Thank Leejosh7303
Reviewed 2 days ago

I visited here last month, having intended visiting for ages. I was here for around four hours, and there is so much to see. Yes, many straight forward memorials to specific regiments, etc., but so much more. The Shot at Dawn memorial to those executed...More

Thank Robert M
Reviewed 2 days ago

I visited the Aboretum the day after Remembrance Sunday and thus the car park was full.The central Armed Forces Memorial is the most popular with visitors,but there are another 300 to see and 150 acres to explore. It took me 3 hours and took 11,000...More

Thank john c
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We visited on Sunday 12th for the remembrance service but the nightmare trying to leave totally spoilt the occasion I’m afraid. We were on the car park for 1 hour 20 minutes trying to get off but couldn’t see what the hold up was. There...More

Thank 24457255brandon
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Highly recommended, many memorials to view, only managed to cover half the site so will certainly be going again 🙂

Thank AlisonColley
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is somewhere we have always wanted to visit. The whole experience is a wonderful way to appreciate the debt this country owes so many men and women across the years of conflict and in service to their country. We were also moved and surprised...More

Thank ianmatthews2014
Reviewed 5 days ago

I took a community group of over 50s to the Arboretum. We were welcomed on arrival and taken to a private room for our pre ordered tea/coffee. We attended the welcome service which included a two minute silence. We then took the land train tour....More

Thank mhanc0ck
Reviewed 5 days ago

We've been to Ypres & Tyne Cot, but didn't know that England could also do it so well! Very well laid out, we could see it was always being added to, over 300 memorials so far! Very emotional walk round, especially the Shot at Dawn...More

Thank Nigel E
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Free entry, so a lovely day out for family and kids. Car park fees are well kept, and the memorial ground is very clean and pleasant to walk around.

Thank kelslou18
Reviewed 6 days ago

Having been here before last year for the remembrance day service, we were here this time for the service on 11th Nov for the 2 min silence, it was very busy and there was a ticketed event going on in the dome, but we stood...More

Thank Whitewater24
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1 September 2017|
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Response from memorialarboretum | Property representative |
Hello, Thanks for your question. A daily Act of Remembrance, with 2 minutes Silence, is observed on a daily basis in the Millennium Chapel at 11am. A welcome talk follows the Act of Remembrance.
tony t
29 July 2017|
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Response from Viv S | Reviewed this property |
30 June 2017|
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Response from memorialarboretum | Property representative |
Thanks for your question. A direct bus service operated by Midland Classic operates between Burton upon Trent and Lichfield, the service stops in the nearby village of Alrewas, approximately a 20-minute walk from the... More